Monday, April 20, 2009

Bishop D'Arcy May Join Prayerful Notre Dame Protests against Obama Invite

By Kathleen Gilbert

NOTRE DAME, Indiana, April 17, 2009 ( - Notre Dame's own Bishop John D'Arcy has expressed a desire to attend "prayerful and dignified" demonstrations led by Notre Dame students against the school's honoring of President Obama on May 17, according to reports.

Bishop D'Arcy's latest statement on his support for peaceful demonstrations clarifies once again an April 10 statement in which the bishop urged protesters "to stay away from unseemly and unhelpful demonstrations against our nation's president or Notre Dame or Father John I. Jenkins..."


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